Apple Marshmallow Smiles are a fun way to get the kids to enjoy some apples along with their candies! This easy and fun food art project won’t take long to make, and provided you make the apple slices, the kids can even put the rest of this together themselves.
Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] is a sweet treat that can be seen at any Indian celebration in a Bengali household. Bengali cuisine comes from the present day Bangladesh as well West Bengal (an Indian province). Some people in the region of Dhaka call it Pranahara (literally, heart ‘stealer’) which is a softer kind of sandesh, made with […]
Malvani Chicken Thali consists of Malvani Chicken Rassa (Chicken Curry) , Sukha Chicken (Dry Chicken), Sol Kadi, & Vade. Malvani is one of my favorite cuisines:) Cooking this thali was an unique experience as it involves so many spices and aromas Malvan is a place located in konkan region of Maharashtra. It’s a coastal area […]
Kandhi Pedha is made instantly with milk powder, evaporated milk and sugar. Today on the auspicious occasion of Ashadi Ekadashi, I made this as a Prasad :) It was a quick recipe and was made within an hour.
Hello Everyone, I found this unique way of saving all our favorite ED recipe links on a common Pinterest Board which everyone can access. You only require a Firefox browser and below extension. See the below video to how to install this extension and how to copy your favorite recipe links from facebook to Pinterest […]
Today is Ashadhi Ekadashi, a day close to my heart as my native place is Pandharpur in Maharashtra, India
Non-fried vadas dunked in yoghurt and topped with tangy imli chutney and cumin powder. This recipe is devised for people on a diet or for those who have to cut down on fat. Nevertheless, it is extremely good. Adapted from Tarla Dalal.com Ingredients For The Vadas 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) 1 […]
Rasmalai or Rosh Malai is a dessert eaten in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. The name Rasmalai comes from two parts in Urdu: “Ras” meaning “juice/juicy” and “Malai”, meaning “cream”. It has been described “as a rich cheesecake without a crust.
Finally got an opportunity to click 4th July Fireworks in San Francisco. Pictures are clicked from Coit Tower
Coconut White Chocolate heart shaped truffles coloured red, blue an white just to celebrate 4th of July :). United States celebrates Independence Day on 4th of July.
Gulab Jamuns…Roasted Gulab Jamuns made in the Appe pan/Aebleskiver Stuffed-Pancake Pan were just amazing. No more need to fry the jamuns when you can have a healthier version by roasting them in the appe pan.
Misal pav (spicy curry with bread – “pav”) is a traditional Indian dish. It consists of spicy curry usually made of sprout of Mataki or white peas and chilly powder gravy called ‘Kutt’. The final dish is topped with Potato-Chiwda Mix, Farsan or Sev), onions, lemon and coriander (cilantro). It is usually served with bread […]
Every individual has different angles to his personality and I think that’s what makes him interesting. The same rule follows for food too. To make your food look interesting, photograph it from different angles. Give it a perspective and Story. Just like any other type of Photography, Camera Angles are very much important for photographing […]
Jalebi, or Jilapi, or Jilawii (and sometimes Zulbia) is a sweet popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent. It is made by deep-frying a maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in the subcontinent during Ramadan and Diwali. Now some interesting history […]
This year I am training to run SF half marathon in July . I hope to raise funds for Asha for Education, a non-profit organization, working to bring socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children. It is a lot of time commitment and a huge challenge to train for a marathon. But despite […]
Zazu Frozen Yogurt & Crepes launched a new product line by introducing Kathi Rolls. They approached me to do the photoshoot of the same. These are some pics taken for them. Enjoy
Hello Everyone, Capturing the event and Compiling this book was a great experience:) A Big Thanks to all the attendees who submitted the recipes and replied to my messages. Due to big size of the file I was not able to upload it on Facebook. You can download the PDF from below link https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4C4CM2PdonbNTE5X244TGZmTVk/edit?usp=sharing If […]
Lovejoy’s Tea Room is a cozy quirky place filled with mismatch china and furniture-where handmade tea cozies, broken china mosaics and an eclectic assortment of collectibles will delight your eyes. Warm scones, tasty tea sandwiches and a bottomless pot of tea is awaiting you:)
Curry leaves based South Indian chicken curry. I was always in search of a good South Indian chicken curry and finally found it on Sailus Food blog It’s an easy recipe and is made in less than an hour. A bit high on spice quotient but equally delicious. Tastes great with steam rice
Soft, crunchy and healthy kheema naan made from minced chicken filling stuffed in whole wheat naan. It’s crunch on top and soft and spicy inside. The best part is that you don’t need yeast or tandoor to make this naan. It can be made easily in oven.
Carlos & Charlie is a fun club in Cancun’s Hotel Zone Area. One of their attractions was fresh guacamole made by their Mexican chef and that too on the spot:)
Arroyo Seco Campground is a semi-rustic, but developed facility in California’s westernmost national forest. It offers a great escape from bustling city life, into the mountain air and provides access to a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. The campground offers views of the Ventana Wilderness mountain peaks and one small.It is nestled into the hillside, […]
Spicy, tangy and amazingly tasty bunt chicken made from whole red chillies, kokum, shredded coconut and lots of onions.
Amazingly spongy, tasty, healthy, eggless and butter less whole wheat cake.
Spicy Bread Upma with Kadak Adrak Elaichi Chai was today evening’s snack. The inspiration behind making the chai and upma was the Khalbatta or Stone Mortar which my friend gifted me. I just somehow wanted to use it. I asked my friends of Epicurean Delights group about various ideas to use it. One of the […]
Aaswad & Prakash hotel at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, India are famous restaurants for authentic Maharashtrian Food. Being born and lived in Shivaji Park for 25 yrs of my life these 2 joints are very close to my heart So many memories are attached..birthdays, get togethers, festivals, post walk hangouts, fights, patch-ups, etc. No matter […]
These are easy one-bowl chocolate cupcakes made from flour, cocoa, eggs and yoghurt. The glaze is made out of instant coffee and butter. They turned out amazingly soft and were great with tea. I referred this recipe from Simply Vegetarian Blog which was actually adapted from Martha Stewarts famous one bowl cupcakes. Ingredients For […]
Sev Usal is medley of various sweet, spicy and tangy flavors which is made from peas, indian spices and garnished with sev.
Khandvi is a savory snack from the Indian state of Gujarat, India.It is made mainly of gram flour and yoghurt which is slowly cooked into a paste. The mixture is then spread out to cool, cut, and rolled into scroll shapes. The delicious mild taste and soft texture is the reason why it is a […]
Waffles made from scratch with Whole wheat flour , bananas, almonds and coconut oil. This has been the healthiest and yummiest waffle I have ever made. So easy to make and equally tasty
Instant Dhokla is made from gram flour and sooji rawa in less than 30 minutes. This is a best option for me as I am not good at grinding and soaking pulses/rice etc. I love instant recipes. It’s a good breakfast item. Ingredients Gram Flour – 1 cup Sooji Rawa – 1 cup Ginger garlic […]
Paneer Frankie in spicy green chillies and garlic yoghurt sauce. Frankies are best dinner recipes when you are bored of eating chapatti sabzi in traditional way. They make simple roti sabzi interesting
Cute mini uttapas made from uattapa batter and topped with chopped onion and tomatoes. One of the best breakfast options Ingredients Shashta Uttapa Batter 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped Chillies chopped Coriander Salt Oil Method Heat the dosa pan. Spray some oil. Add ½ cup of batter. Top it with chopped, oinions, salt, […]
Soothing spiced whole masoor dal cooked in tomatoes and onion gravy. It’s crunchy and soft as the same time. Tastes best with rotis or rice.
Today is Cinco De Mayo and I thought of sharing a restaurant review about Copita Tequileria Y Comida which is an amazing Mexican restaurant in Sausalito, California.
Rising above the hills in the Napa Valley is Castello di Amorosa, which translates to the “castle of love” in Italian. Castello di Amorosa, an authentically-styled, 13th century Tuscan castle winery complete with high walls and five defensive towers and over 30 acres of estate vineyards. It was built over a 14-year period by Dario […]